Thursday, October 22, 2015

University of New Orleans Announces Eleven Winners of the Louisiana Board of Regents' WISE Grant

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The University of New Orleans Office of Research and Sponsored Programs on Wednesday, October 21, announced eleven winners of the Workforce and Innovation for a Stronger Economy (WISE) grant awarded by the Louisiana Board of Regents.

The $40 million WISE Fund was created by the state Legislature last year to provide an incentive for postsecondary educational institutions to increase the production of certificates, diplomas, and degrees in fields of high demand by Louisiana employers, and to spur additional research and innovation as a meaningful way of supporting economic development.

UNO faculty were awarded a total of $213,000. The winners are as follows:

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